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RIETSCHEL, Ernest Friedrich August (1804 - 1861), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RIETSCHEL, Ernest Friedrich August (1804 - 1861), Sculptor

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 15 December 1804, in Pulsnitz; died 21 February 1861, in Dresden.


Ernest Friedrich August Rietschel was a pupil at the Kunstakademie in Dresden, and studied with Ranch in Berlin. In 1830, he travelled to Italy. In 1832, he was appointed professor of sculpture at the Kunstakademie in Dresden. In 1836, he became an honorary member of the academies in Berlin and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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